Christ the King encourages all of its students to get involved in extra curricular activities, which help develop time management skills and nourish and develop talents throughout their years here with us. We offer an array of different clubs and activities for students to participate in. Below you will find information on these activities and the contact information for each:
The Drama Club is an after school activity offered to children in 5th Grade-8th Grade. In Drama Club, students rehearse and preform a scripted play. Children learn the basics of stagecraft, self-discipline and the importance of hard work and creativity while developing self-confidence along the way.
Every year, Christ the King’s Drama Club puts on a musical or play. Recent productions include: Willy Wonka Jr., Disney’s Aladdin Jr., Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr., and Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.
This year’s show will be a bit different than those in years past. We are not publicizing it or selling tickets due to limited space. It will be held on April 15th and 16th at Saint Joseph High School in the Black Box Theater. This year’s show is going to be for the cast members’ immediate families only as there will be very limited seating.
For more information on Drama Club, please contact Mrs. Nemeth.
Through Student Government, the Christ the King student body elects their own slate of officers which include two presidents, two vice presidents, and two scribes. These officers are in charge of committees that students can participate in to help improve the school or to create events such as school dances, pep rallies, and fundraisers.
Committees meet periodically throughout the week during middle school lunch to fulfill whatever jobs that have been assigned to them by their elected representatives.
Student government officers will also be incorporating Public Service Announcements into the school day each month, so stay tuned!
For more information on Student Government, please contact Mr. Horn!
Liturgical Choir is open to students in grades 2-8. Students practice at least twice a month and more often for special celebrations such as Christmas and Easter. Members sing at all-school liturgies and have the opportunity to cantor once they enter middle school. For more information, contact Steve Hoffman.
Bandlink is run and sponsored through Notre Dame. The students rent or buy their own instruments. The program itself is free other than instrument rental through the parent’s company of choice. It is available to students starting in 4th grade. They meet after school for an hour once a week for whole band rehearsal and on Sunday evenings for individual lessons with a mentor. For more information, visit the Bandlink blog!
Girls on the Run (GOTR) inspires girls in grades 3-5 to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Over a period of 10 weeks, girls participate in an after-school program like no other. Designed to allow every girl to recognize her inner strength, the GOTR curriculum inspires girls to define their lives on their own terms. Throughout the season, the girls make new friends, build their confidence and celebrate all that makes them unique. Physical activity is woven into our program to inspire an appreciation of fitness and to build habits that lead to a lifetime of health. At the end of each three month session, the girls participate in a Girls on the Run 5k event. GOTR meets during the spring. For more information, visit the Girls on the Run website here or contact Kathleen Fulcher or Teresa Stack.
Both Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts programs achieve the BSA’s objectives of developing character, citizenship, and personal fitness.
Cub Scouts for boys in first grade through fifth grade meet as a Pack once a month at Christ the King , usually on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. They also meet as a Den (depends on the grade level) once or twice a month depending on the requirements they are working on. Den meetings are scheduled based on what works best for the Dens.
As Cub Scouts the boys will do many fun activities as well as learning many lessons. They will have the opportunity to go camping, hiking, learn to tie knots, go on outings such as the police department, fire department. There is also 2 derbies where the boys will get to make a pinewood car and a space rocket to race. Just to mention a few.
Boy Scouts are for boys who have completed the fifth grade and are at least 10, but not yet 18 years old. The Troop meets on Mondays at 7:00pm at Christ the King in the basement.
As Boy Scouts they will on many more adventures such as camping, canoeing, hiking, sleeping on a submarine, and rock wall climbing to name a few. The Boy Scouts will learn valuable lessons through community service in many ways. Merit Badges give the boys opportunities to learn about many different aspects of life- such as life saving skills, personal fitness and learning about citizenship to name a few. Some of these Merit badges can develop hobbies that will last through their adult life, or can spark an interest into a career.
Both groups usually have regular meeting throughout the school year. With some activities (like summer camp) over the summer.
There is also more information on beascout.org.
This is a photography club for interested middle school students (Grades 6-8)! Students in middle school will be expected to meet twice a month to learn about photography. We will photograph (smart phone camera is plenty – SLR is a bonus!) and critique all sorts of imagery as we learn the craft together. We will also take photos for yearbook.
If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Dimino (Art Teacher) at firstname.lastname@example.org.